Kristina Keneally to Land Dastyari’s Senate Seat

Former New South Wales Premier Kristina Keneally is expected to take resigning Sam Dastyari’s Senate spot in the Federal Upper House. Ms Keneally claimed the job after two main candidates standing for the position with Ms Keneally, Transport Workers’ Union Boss Tony Sheldon and United Voice union official Tara Moriarty chose not to run. It…

Australian Ambassador to China Summoned to Chinese Ministry Amid Diplomatic Row

Australia’s ambassador to China has been asked to explain the Federal Government’s new foreign interference laws, after being called into China’s Ministry for Foreign Affairs. Jan Adams was summoned by Chinese officials as claims arose that Beijing allegedly meddled in Australian politics. China’s ambassador to Australia has also held talks with the Department of Foreign…